The Osprey Podcast
Tristan Gooley - The Secret World of Weather
Season 2, Ep. 2
In this episode, we talk to renowned author, The Natural Navigator, Tristan Gooley.Tristan takes us on a journey into the topic of his new book, The Secret World of Weather, looking at how to read the weather that surrounds us every day. Tristan teaches us how we can use the small clues that are presented to us on a daily basis, in order to make conclusions about what the weather might do next, what direction we're facing and more.Tristan later demonstrates the depth of his knowledge as he makes conclusions based on imaginary clues made up on the spot by our host.Wrapping up the episode, Tristan gives us his 3 recommends - 1x Film/TV, 1x Music and 1x Other.
Dr Michele Ufer - Motivation and Goals
Season 2, Ep. 5
Dr.MicheleUfer-Motivation &GoalsIn this week’s episode, we chat to sports psychologistand extreme endurance athlete,Dr.MicheleUfer.Michele reveals the psychology behind effective goal setting and how to find and keep motivated.
Project Vertical with Fergus Crawley & Jonny Pain
Season 2, Ep. 4
In this week’s episode, we chat to Osprey adventurers, Jonathan Pain and Fergus Crawley.With a passion for raising awareness and funds for men’s mental health, Jonathan and Fergus spoke with us about their challenge in November last year, Project Vertical. The challenge saw them ascend the UK's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, 22 times in 11 days for Movember, with a focus on mental health to encourage men not to suffer in silence. We also hear about how they trained for the challenge and their own battles with mental health.
Season 2, Ep. 3
In our latest podcast episode we sit down with Tom Entwistle, Vice President of Product and Sales EMEA at Osprey Europe to reveal what life at Osprey is really like and what drives us. As well as discussing the future of pack technologies, sustainability and how enjoying the outdoors is more important than ever.
Steve Barron - Hemp Farming, A Sustainable High
Season 2, Ep. 2
In this week’s episode, we chat to hemp farmer and renowned Music Video, TV and Film director, Steve Barron.Steve talks us through thebenefits of farming hemp and its many applications throughout various industries as a sustainable, organic fibre.He also teaches us about its tumultuous past and why it has been held back from mass production until, potentially, the near future.We also hear about Steve’s personal history as a highly acclaimed Music Video, TV and Film director, having worked on Billie Jean, Aha’s “Take On Me”, Toto’s “Africa” and many more.He evengives us some insight in to how he brought the highest grossing independent film of all time to the big screen.Wrapping up, Steve tells us what is needed next to help hemp reach it’s full potential as a revolutionary sustainable crop.
Nimsdai Purja MBE - Beyond Possible
Season 2, Ep. 1
In this week’s episode, we chat to Superhuman Mountaineer and extreme adventurer, Nimsdai Purja MBE.As a child, born without even a pair of flip flops to his name, Nimsdai tells us about his journey from humble beginnings to becoming a record breaking mountaineer through Project Possible, where he climbed 14 of the world’s highest peaks in under 7 months.We also hear about his time in the Ghurkas and how Nimsdai became the first ever Ghurka to pass selection for the elite UK Special Forces, the SBS.Nimsdai also tells us about his recent challenges including the writing of his debut book “Beyond Possible” and his newest extreme sport endeavour, the adrenaline fuelled “Speedflying”.Closing the episode, Nimsdai continues with his usual character and gives us only 1 single recommend for his 3 lockdown recommends… What do you think it could be?
Anna McNuff - The Barefoot Runner
Season 1, Ep. 10
In this week’s episode, we chat to barefoot runner, author, story-teller and accomplished adventurer, Anna McNuff.As the child of 2 Olympians, Anna tells us about her experiences battling her own expectations, finding her own path and seeking fulfilment through the challenge of adventure.We hear from the "Barefoot Britain" athlete about how to go from running in shoes, to running without them and all the trials that come with that transition. Plus, Anna takes us through the benefits of "trigger-point therapy" to relieve tension and alleviate pain when taking on major endurance challenges.Anna also takes us through her books "Llama Drama" and "100 Adventures To Have Before You Grow Up", the latter of which, offers up a plethora of creative ways to seek adventure, often from your own home.Wrapping up the episode, Anna gives us the best UK and Europe based adventures for 2021.
Tracy Moseley - Life Behind the Bars
Season 1, Ep. 9
In this week’s episode, we chat to British Downhill and Enduro World Champion mountain biker, wife and mum of one, Tracy Moseley.Growing up on a dairy farm in Malvern, Tracy tells us how her childhood love of mountain biking has evolved to span a 20 year professional MTB career. With 15 World Enduro wins, 3 World Enduro championships and 2 World Cup Downhill Championships under her belt, not to mention biking trips to the Himalayas and the Andes, the Trek team coach has no plans to slow down any time soon.We hear from Tracy about how the mountain bike world has changed and evolved over the years, from tech and trails, to audience popularity and the Olympics, as well as how to cope with the pressure of competing and overcoming fears.
Christof NetteKoven - Exploring the Unknown
Season 1, Ep. 8
In this episode we chat toChristof Nettekoven, German expedition climber, alpinist explorer and devourer of cultural variety around the world. Christof has led expeditions to 5 first ascents in the past 5 years alone. Apart from unclimbed peaks, the pristine culture of mountain tribes along the way fascinate him the most. His documentary “Afghanistan´s Secret Peaks/Das andere Afghanistan” about Afghan nomads has been shown at several recent film festivals.Christof tells us about his recent trips to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan and China, he recalls the different cultures he experienced, the hospitality of the people, his highlights and the challenges faced along the way. We find out what fuels his passion for exploring the unknown, plus Christof gives us his top tips for anyone looking to embark on their first adventure.